Destination guide

Choose a vacation rental for your Bonny Doon getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Bonny Doon with a stay in a private vacation home. You'll find plenty to explore during your stay in the area. Mystery Spot and Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Bonny Doon

Are you searching for attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Bonny Doon has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Roaring Camp Railroads (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Valley Gardens Golf Course (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Pasatiempo Golf Course (7.4 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Seymour Marine Discovery Center at Long Marine Laboratory (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
  • DeLaveaga Golf Course (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Poetic Cellars Winery (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Bonny Doon

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Bonny Doon is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Natural Bridges State Park (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Main Beach (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Davenport Landing Beach (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Felton Covered Bridge Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Four Mile Beach (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Three Mile Beach (6 mi / 9.6 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Bonny Doon

The nearest airport is in Watsonville, CA (WVI-Watsonville Municipal), located 21.4 mi (34.4 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into San Jose, CA (SJC-Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl.), which is 25.6 mi (41.2 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Bonny Doon?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 271 vacation rentals near Bonny Doon. From 160 Houses to 18 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Bonny Doon for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Bonny Doon?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Bonny Doon:

  • Eastside Santa Cruz: 246 vacation rentals
  • Seabright: 171 vacation rentals
  • Westside: 193 vacation rentals
  • Edenvale: 24 vacation rentals
  • Opal Cliffs: 316 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Bonny Doon?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Bonny Doon. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk: 520 vacation rentals
  • Capitola Beach: 879 vacation rentals
  • Rio Del Mar Beach: 278 vacation rentals
  • Seacliff State Beach: 571 vacation rentals
  • Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park: 905 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bonny Doon listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Bonny Doon?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 160 Houses in Bonny Doon. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Bonny Doon include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 18 rentals available
  • Villas: 2 rentals available
  • Cabins: 38 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Bonny Doon?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 29 vacation rentals with pool available in Bonny Doon. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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